Carrie Sheffield is a columnist and broadcaster in Manhattan. A political economy contributor with Forbes, she is Warren T. Brookes Journalism Fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute and senior writer with the new media startup Opportunity Lives.
After beginning her journalism career in Washington with the late columnist Robert Novak, she covered Congress for The Hill newspaper and was a founding reporter at POLITICO. She later wrote editorials for The Washington Times under the late Tony Blankley.
Passionate about foreign affairs, Carrie reported on the 25th anniversary of perestroika in Moscow, North-South Korean relations from Seoul, the Beijing Olympics in China, and Egyptian political reforms in Cairo. She also wrote on geopolitical positioning and freedom of speech in Qatar and was a correspondent for The Jerusalem Post covering the Israeli parliament.
Carrie earned a master’s in public policy from Harvard University, concentrating in business policy. She spent several years in the financial services industry, as a bond analyst for Moody’s and credit risk analyst for Goldman Sachs. After earning a B.A. in communications at Brigham Young University, she completed a Fulbright fellowship in Berlin.